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2/20/2013

2/20/2013
DeKalb County school board members are preparing for a key hearing that could determine whether Georgia's governor makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership.
2/20/2013
Through this integration, more than 5 million students with access to Naviance Family Connection can now watch video conversations with hundreds of accomplished individuals – ranging from CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to filmmakers, scientists, sports writers, entrepreneurs, political activists, and everything in between – on how they were able to overcome life’s challenges to reach their goals.
2/20/2013
Knox County Superintendent Jim McIntyre wants the security systems at all of the district’s 88 schools to be reviewed by the end of the summer.
2/20/2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013 to Sunday, April 14, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
2/20/2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to Saturday, April 20, 2013
Denver, Colo.
2/20/2013
The School District of Philadelphia has revised its facilities master plan that would close or merge dozens of city elementary, middle and high schools.
2/20/2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013 to Wednesday, May 1, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
2/20/2013
Award-winning education technology leader, SoftChalk, LLC announced the launch of new features and enhancements to SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS).
2/20/2013
Some Downers Grove elementary school students could see a significant dip in their performance on standardized tests this year, a byproduct of a more difficult state exam and higher passing requirements for 2013.
2/20/2013
Logical Operations, the market leader in instructor-led training (ILT) materials in Information Technology and related business topics, is the first ILT publisher in the world to have earned ProCert Labs' prestigious Classroom Excellence Award.

2/19/2013

2/19/2013
Texas State Board of Education Chairwoman Barbara Cargill appears to be headed toward confirmation by the state senate after winning approval Monday from the Senate Nominations Committee. If Cargill is confirmed by the full Senate, it would mark the first time since 2007 that a state education board chair has cleared the upper chamber.
2/19/2013
As government entities, school districts and parents are searching for increased comprehensive security measures for their schools, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies is providing its local Security and Safety Consultants (SSCs) with increased tools.
2/19/2013
The Dobbs Ferry (N.Y.) District has added a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts™ to its existing K12 Alerts service allowing individuals to quickly, easily and anonymously report urgent information that they may otherwise be uncomfortable conveying.
2/19/2013
The Guide, available online and in print, includes an interactive web tool that enables parents to search their neighborhood elementary schools to compare with others in each district, and across the city.
2/19/2013
LearnSmart, originally developed by McGraw-Hill Education with Area9 for the higher education market, will assist schools and teachers in overcoming one of K-12 education’s biggest challenges: better preparing students for their current coursework as well as success in college and their future careers.

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